and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Metropolitan Police Central Band, conducted by Fl.-Lt. J. H. Amers , and Munn and Felton's Works Band, conducted by W. Halliwell. (Gramophone records)
Lt. J. H.
Exercises for men : George Welton
7.40 Exercises for women : May
At the pianos, Barbara Laing and. Mollie Davie
An anthology of favourites
J. S. Braithwaite
Melodies from 'The Great Waltz', ' The Stars Look Down ', The Fleet's In 'Bambi', 'Escape to
Happiness ', and ' The Love Parade ', played by the BBC Midland Light Orchestra : conductor, Rae Jenkins
Anne Blythe Munro discusses the kind of house she would like to live in after the war.
News commentary and interlude
from page 89 of ' New Every Morning ', and page 40 of Each Returning Day '. The first Noel ; Psalm 96 ; As with glad-n'ess men of old
Conductor, Guy Warrack
and his Dance Orchestra, with Stella Roberta and Alan Kane
sung by the choir of St. Andrew's Church, Nottingham. Organist,
. L. W. Henniker
Quern pastores laudavere
From out of a wood did a cuckoo fly Rejoice and be merry The Holly and the Ivy We three Kings
O leave your sheep
Angels from the realms of glory
109th in the Northern series of concerts given by war-workers during their lunch-hour break. Arranged and presented by Victor Smythe.
Oda Slobodskaya (soprano) and Arthur Rubinstein (piano). On gramophone records
Arthur Rubinstein : Mazurka in F sharp minor, Op. 6, No. 1 ; Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op. 6, No. 2 (Chopin)
Oda Slobodskaya : Had I but known ; So soon forgotten (Tchaikovsky)
Arthur Rubinstein : Nocturne in F sharp,
Op. 15, No. 2 (Chopin)
Oda Slobodskaya : Was not I once like a tender blade that sprang The Golden Cornfields (Tchaikovsky)
Arthur Rubinstein : Polonaise in A,
Op. 40, No. 1 (Chopin)
and his Band, with Harry Davis ; featuring Diane, Bobby Young , Alan Dean , Terry Devon , and Eddie Pal mer with h\s novachord
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Three Northern Ireland women, whose men-folk are serving in the Forces away from home, describe their war-time lives. Devised by Freda Macaulay.
Messages from British children now in South Africa to their parents at home. Programme arranged in collaboration with the South African Broadcasting Corporation
Rhythm in rumba, played by Edmundo Ros and his Rumba Band
Presented by David Miller
Edmundo Ros and his Rumba
on gramophone records
Emanuel Feuermann (cello) and Myra Hess (piano) Cello Sonata in A, Op. 69 (Beethoven)
Emanuel Fcuermann (cello) and Theo Van
Der Pas (piano) : Seven variations on the duet The Manly Heart (The Magic . Flute : Mozart — Beethoven)
Profiadau llanc o Gymro yn y Llu Awyr, gan G. W. Roberts, Nantlle
(Talk in Welsh)
' Big Tich and Little Tich' : another true story by Phyllis Kelway. Favourite gramophone records
' Sir Isaac Newton ' : talk by Lt.-
Commdr. R. T. Gould , The Star-Gazer'
Children's Hour prayers
Dr. R. T.
followed by National and Regional announcements
Talk to teachers and others interested in education, by A.C. Cameron, Secretary of the Central Council for School Broadcasting.
by Alec Robertson to [The Childhood of Christ]
A sacred trilogy: words and music by Hector Berlioz
Part I - The Dream of Herod
Part 2 - The Flight into Egypt
Part 3 - The Arrival at Sais
(During the interval, at 19.50 approximately, Alec Robertson continues his commentary on 'The Childhood of Christ')
Words and music:
The Father of the Family:
The Childhood of Christ): Alec
Programme for the tenth anniversary of the inception of the BBC shortwave service. Narrator, Robert Donat. Written by Basil Woon.
Pseudo-pantomime, written for radio by Marriott Edgar, with music composed by Michael North
(Special BBC recording)
The King of Paxomnia:
Chorus of soldiers, villagers, courtiers, etc.:
Ie Main C. NicNaoimhein, Catriona NicLeoid , Niall Mac 'Illeathain, agus Domhnull Mac a' Bhiocair. (Gaelic concert).
Poems by Holderlin. Selected and presented by Edward Sackville-West